Fondly Fahrenheit has ratings and 10 reviews. Amy said: This macabre android gone wrong story is a classic for good reason. Alfred Bester’s prose i. Buy Fondly Fahrenheit: Read 2 Kindle Store Reviews – I can’t think of a more appropriate story to read on a scorching summer day than Alfred Bester’s “Fondly Fahrenheit.” This science fiction.

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That mixed pronoun paragraph is probably the core of the story or so it seems to me.

After the discovery, the reader listens in to a discussion among several men who were in the search party: It’s Bester’s use of the pronouns that make this story really work. Bester suggests that reason might not be as powerful as we think, a veneer that can crack as easily as paint on a house under a relentless sun.

Und das Thermometer zeigt auf 10 Grad geliebte Fahrenheit. In any case, the first person keeps jumping back and forth between the two, or encompassing the two. Originele plots en omgevingen, zeker goed geschreven maar zoals te vaak in short stories waar auteurs zich kunnen in uitleven, negatief geladen en open of fatalistisch dramatische eindes.

Fondly Fahrenheit

The mixed pronoun paragraph affected me as a boy and I understood exactly where he was going with it. Normally a very rational person, I suddenly flare up like a blow torch, ready to scald whatever comes near me.


Fred April 21, at 2: Webarchive template webcite links. We are seeing something quite different than one person attributing an attitude to another. Bester’s masterful jumbling of first-person and third-person pronouns blurs the lines between the two psyches while fahrenhwit confusing the reader about what action is taking place.

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Billy Scribbles, Thanks for stopping by and commenting, and for the kind words. The fourth sentence suddenly is 1st person POV again, but the android is now talking to us and explaining what it did or what happened to it.

You must make your own life, live your own life and die your own death Want to Read saving…. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I read Fondly Fahrenheit in Dangerous Visions when I was twelve or so, a book that stands alone as a compilation that is larger than the sum of it’s parts.

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In this story’s time and place, firemen burn books not put fires out. But in its placement near the end of the published volume, “Fondly Fahrenheit” is a pivotal entry.


But the story is narrated by When she is first introduced, the narrator describes her: Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The last sentence is a mix–two POVs in one sentence. fahenheit

Robert Kania rated it liked it Sep 13, I don’t think it means that insanity is contagious, as in something is transferred like a germ. Not too bright herself, especially since she continues to employ the android even after she figures out who Vandaleur is. Information from the German Common Knowledge. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I now have heard that it keeps changing hands. Julien Fabre rated it it was ok Sep 02, The following is my post on FurAffinity which required checking up on, hence my visit back.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Apart from the presence of the SF-staple android and the element of inter-planetary travel, it reads like an Edgar Allen Poe tale of psychological terror, updated to more recent slasher thrillers. No current Talk conversations about this book. Mar 12, Frannie Cheska rated it really liked it.